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Tractor-trailer fire causes major traffic delays on I-40 in Knox County

Knoxville officials reported a tractor-trailer fire on Interstate 40 East near mile marker 373 and Campbell Station.
Published: Sep. 30, 2020 at 7:44 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knoxville officials reported a tractor-trailer fire on Interstate 40 East near mile marker 373 and Campbell Station.

The fire was reported around 6:40 a.m. Wednesday and left the right lane completely blocked. The scene of the incident is expected to be cleared by 8 a.m.

Due to the incident, high traffic volumes are being reported on I-40 East. Westbound traffic is experiencing no delays. Traffic is expected to be cleared by 8:15 a.m.

WATCH: Truck fire is slowing traffic on I-40 east near Campbell Station Rd.

Posted by WVLT on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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